Eleanor LivingstoneBorn in 1957, Eleanor Livingstone lives on the Fife coast with her husband. They have one daughter. She is a Scottish poet, reviewer and editor whose work has been published in Ireland, Lithuania and the USA, and widely in the UK. A graduate of the University of St Andrews, she has worked both as a para-legal and creative writing tutor. Since 2008, she has been Director of StAnza: Scotland’s International Poetry Festival which takes place annually in St Andrews.

She regularly travels to give readings across the UK and in Europe.

She is widely published in magazines and journals, including recently Magma, Smiths Knoll, The SHOp, Orbis, The Interpreters House and New Writing Scotland 2009: In the Event of Fire. ‘Snow Hare’ won first prize in the 2008 Second Light Poetry Competition.


  • Even the Sea, Red Squirrel Press, 2010
  • A Sampler (HappenStance, 2008)
  • The Last King of Fife (HappenStance, 2005)

and as editor

  • ·Skein of Geese (The Shed Press, 2008)
  • ·Migraasje: Versions in Scots and Shetlandic (Stravaigers, 2008).